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Bob's Oven Stone Pizza

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Serves 3 normal people or me | Prep Time 4 hrs | Cook Time 8 minutes


1 pkg Fleishmans Active yeast 1/4 oz
3 cups Gold Medal All Purpose Flour
1 Tbs honey
1 tsp salt
2 Tbs olive oil
1 cup warm water
1 8 oz can of Hunts Tomato Sauce
Black olives, stems and pieces mushrooms, artichoke hearts, to taste
3 or 4 handfulls of shredded mozzarella cheese

mix honey into warm water in a big bowl

add yeast and let set 10 minutes

add oil and salt, wisking all together

add 1 cup flour to get everything mixed well

add final 2 cups flour, mix with spoon and then use hands, add either flour or little water to get right adhesion

turn out onto floured surface and kneed for 3 to 5 minutes

form into a ball and oil the surface

let rise double in an oiled bowl covered with a clean dish towel for an hour, punch down

let rise double again one or more hours and punch down

preheat oven with pizza stone to 550 degrees

roll out as wide as you can on your pizza peel

put down a havy dusting of corn meal under dough on the peel and roll out again to limits

spoon cover the top of the dough with tomato sauce

add a bed of shredded mozzarella

add your toppings

slide (or otherwise manhandle) the dough off the peel onto the oven stone

bake for 8 minutes

remove and let cool for 3 minutes

cut and serve on peel

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I've tried half a dozen times to do up a high rising whole wheat bread/pizza but was ever successful. I broke down and did one with all white flour and it was delicious, more so than anything out of a delivery car and maybe as good as in a good Italian restaurant.

Yeah ! This is some great news . Congradulations , and welcome to the world of the pizzaiolo . Please , continue to perfect your recipes and start trying some new ingredient and cheese combos.

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